Preparing Your Mind and Body for Childbirth (Mercy)

This four-week course teaches childbirth preparation basics. Couples learn effective ways to reduce stress and increase comfort during labor. Topics include breathing, relaxation and the role of the labor support person. Medications, hospital procedures and cesarean birth are also discussed.

Take this course in conjunction with Getting Ready for Baby, Breastfeeding Your Baby, and Hospital Orientation for Expectant Parents for a comprehensive overview of labor, birth and early parenting.

Class dates and times (Wednesdays)

All classes meet from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Each series begins on a Wednesday and runs for four weeks. Available sessions are:

  • June 25 – July 16, 2014
  • July 23 – August 13, 2014
  • August 20 – September 10, 2014
  • September 17-October 8, 2014
  • October 15 – November 5, 2014

Registration is required

Registration allows us to reserve your space and contact you in the event of a change in the time or location of a class or on the rare occasion that we have a class cancellation.

Please remember, we cannot guarantee accommodation for walk-in participation at our classes, screenings and programs and cannot be responsible for any inconvenience due to lack of registration. Thank you, again, for choosing Scripps.

4077 Fifth Avenue,, San Diego, CA, 92103
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Scripps Mercy Hospital
4077 Fifth Avenue,
3rd Floor Classroom
San Diego, CA 92103 US 32.7515 -117.16
Event Details
Date Time Fee
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm $75.00
Additional Dates
Date Time
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM